Assistant Principal

    Ms. Mary Nancy Toscano


    Welcome to the 2020 - 2021 School Year!

    I was born in Westerly and still reside here.  This year marks my 29th year as an educator in the Westerly School System.

    Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal, I was a mathematics teacher. However it seems like I have been at WHS a lot longer - I am a 1988 graduate. I attended Providence College and graduated in 1992 earning a BA majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Education.  I returned to Providence College to obtain my Masters in Administration graduating in 2000.  In 2007, I had the privilege of being hired as an Assistant Principal at WHS. 

    I am proud to be a product of the Westerly Public Schools System and appreciate the fact that I can continue to give back to the school system that gave so much to me.

    I am looking forward to meeting our incoming freshmen and helping our graduating seniors determine their path post graduation.
    Contact Information:
    Email:  mtoscano@westerly.k12.ri.us
    Phone:  401-315-1532
    Twitter:  @mayday5210
    ​Instagram:  marynancy5210

Department Announcements

  • Westerly High School Core Beliefs and Values

    Westerly High School is a community of learners who are committed to a positive school culture that honors academic achievement, mutual respect and personal accountability. We commit to clearly communicating our expectations to all stakeholders and holding ourselves accountable to meeting them. We commit to providing our students multiple pathways to success so that ALL students can be prepared for life after high school. We believe that innovation, technology, and having a global perspective will advance our learning, and we reject the structures that have traditionally served as limitations to progress. We believe that learning must never be a passive activity, that instruction should inspire and that schools must operate in an atmosphere that is electric. We believe in the power of collaboration between teachers, students, their families and the community, and draw upon the strength of our diversity to solve our problems and create our own opportunities.…

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  • WHS Learning Expectations

    Academic: 1.  WHS students will communicate effectively. 2.  WHS students will think critically. 3.  WHS students will solve problems. 4.  WHS students will research to reach reasonable conclusions. 5.  WHS students will engage in self-reflection. Social: 1.  WHS students will manage and direct their own learning. 2.  WHS students will articulate career goals. Civic: 1.  WHS students will demonstrate their civic responsibility through service…

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